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Our pool came down this weekend… along with many leaves. Early for both. In many ways I have thoroughly enjoyed our summer… temps well below the norm, which suits me fine. But I’m afraid this unseasonably cooler summer has wreaked havoc on our gardens. We have never had a less bountiful garden. I hope ourRead More →

  Although the calendar may still say August… supposedly the hottest month of the year… the temperature says fall… and it’s been this way for the past week. Now, I’m a fall person, so I’m alright with this, but it does make me feel like I better get a moveRead More →

To create this 4" felt baby ball you will need: Materials: 2 colors wool felt Matching embroidery floss Multicolored embroidery floss Stuffing material Optional – Jingle bells Pattern 1] Make 2 copies of the pattern. 2] To make templates cover the ball side section pieces with wide tape or clearRead More →

  Thanks to Christy’s suggestion over at Sweet Tidings, I turned my outdoor Wall Flower into a cute Posy Applique Block. I know I’m always saying that “this was designed for a 6″ x 6″ block but the pattern can be reduced or enlarged to meet your needs”. This isRead More →

  As I said in my last blog, my mind and body have gone outside!  As the leaves on the trees begin to unfurl, I’m looking forward to the shade they provide. The Dragonfly Garden on the south side of our house is in the sun all day long. ButRead More →

In the realm of “why the heck not?” I’m including a Fried Egg Applique Block, because… you never know when you might need one??? Anyway, since there are eggs all over the place this week, I decided I may as well include one in our FREE Applique Database. If youRead More →

  Often when I’m sitting around doodling, I draw cupcakes. (Second only to my old dog, Fred, doodle wise!) I’m not sure if it’s because they are relatively easy to draw, because I’m hungry, or because they are just so darn cute! Anyway, it only makes sense that it wouldRead More →

  Tim’s daughter, Liz, has been busy adding a little pizazz to some of her t-shirts. Smart person that she is, she realized she could buy inexpensive t-shirts, add some appliques, and turn them into totally awesome, one of a kind shirts. She started by using Wee Folk’s Curved HeartRead More →

  This weekend I designed our Slumbering Owl Applique Block. He was a hoot to make! (Sorry, that had to be said!) He is a little more complex than some of our other appliques because of the detail in the feathers. It’s a little lost in the photo, but theRead More →

While drinking my cup of tea this morning, I was thinking about the grandbabies need for bigger pockets on nature walks. I decided to throw together something they could use for collecting treasures. I wanted to make it small enough to be uncumbersome, and unlike a backpack, something they couldRead More →